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Time Lapse – Mississippi River – Lock & Dam #1


Lock and Dam # 1 on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Time lapse video of the locks in operation.
Built in 1917 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
38 Foot drop – Lock dimensions are 54’x400′
Also known as the Ford Dam (hydro-electric plant powers adjacent Ford Motor Company St. Paul Assembly Plant, but they are closing and demolishing the Ford plant soon.)

Music: Les Paul – Short Circuit


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